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Alumni News | Cottrill Starts His Own Company, Wields English ‘Superpower’

Mike Cottrill in Ellis Hall. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

“I planned out my life during summers in Athens. It’s a perfect time, when upperclassmen are talking about where their lives might take them,” says Mike Cottrill (’04). Cottrill holds a B.A. from Ohio University’s English Department, where he discovered and fostered his talent for writing. It wasn’t until later […]

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March 8, 2019 at 11:23 amAlumni

Alumni News | Cottrill Learned the Language of Business, Marketing

Clare Cottrill in Ellis Hall. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

Alum Clare Cottrill ’01 vividly remembers her first day at OHIO: “I’m here!” she exclaimed when her family dropped her off. Since graduating from OHIO with a B.A. in English, Cottrill has found her niche in nonfiction writing, publishing, and marketing. She’s learned to be both a writer and a […]

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March 8, 2019 at 10:15 amAlumni

Alumni News | Frese Wins Lee Smith Novel Prize

Heather Frese

Ohio University alum Heather Frese was awarded Blair’s Lee Smith Novel Prize for her upcoming book The Baddest Girl on the Planet. Frese earned an M.A. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences in 2008. “My time in the Masters program at OHIO was vital to my growth […]

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March 5, 2019 at 8:35 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Career Week | English Alumni Panels, ‘How to Get a Cool Job,’ Feb. 1

Mike Cottrill

Ohio University’s English Department welcomes back four alumni for panels on “How to Get a Cool Job: A Chat with English Alumni Who’ve Made It” on Friday, Feb. 1, in Ellis 109. The event features two discussion panels, as well as free Avalanche Pizza. Panelists will discuss the job market […]

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February 1, 2019 at 11:50 pmEvents

Murphy Illustrates ‘Brevity,’ Publishes Flash Fiction

Dev Murphy

by Kristin Distel English Literature alum and visual artist Dev Murphy (’17) has published new work in multiple venues, including Dinty Moore‘s Brevity Magazine. Murphy’s illustrations appear alongside the the fifteen flash nonfiction essays that comprise Brevity‘s new issue (Issue #60). Additionally, Murphy’s flash fiction piece, “Screaming Story,” appears in […]

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January 23, 2019 at 2:53 amAlumni Alumni in the News

Alumni News | Russell Publishes Essay, ‘The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota’

Phillip Russell

by Kristin Distel An essay by Creative Writing alum Phillip Russell (’18M) was published in Entropy. The essay, titled “The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota,” formed the basis of Russell’s Ohio University master’s degree thesis. Connect with Russell on LinkedIn. “The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota” […]

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January 20, 2019 at 6:13 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Alumni News | Barber Named to Ohio Arts Council

David B. Barber

Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced the appointment of Ohio University alum David B. Barber ’92, creative services consultant for Nationwide in Columbus, to the Ohio Arts Council in a Dec. 14 news release. Connect with Barber on LinkedIn. His term began Dec. 14, 2018, and ends July 1, 2020. The […]

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January 12, 2019 at 11:47 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News